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Easy Cheesy Mushroom Stuffed Chicken

mushroom chicken
Cooking Method ,
Cuisine
Courses
Difficulty Intermediate
Time
Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 15 min Total Time: 30 mins
Servings 2
Calories 420
Best Season Suitable throughout the year
Description

Cheesy mushroom stuffed chicken is made with boneless, skinless chicken breasts, spinach, mozzarella cheese, onion, garlic, and basic spices. It is pan seared and then baked to perfection. Believe me, your family and friends will love the dish. 

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Ingredients
  • 2 medium boneless, skinless chicken breasts (cut part of the way down the middle)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cups sliced button mushrooms
  • 1/2 small chopped onion (You can use white or red.)
  • 2 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 2 slices mozzarella
  • 1 tablespoon oil for frying (I use olive oil but you can use the oil of your choice)
Instructions
  1. Add the butter to a pan over medium high heat and let it melt down. 

  2. Place the mushrooms in and allow them to cook down for a few minutes. 

  3. After the mushrooms are browned, add in the onions, garlic, and thyme. Stir and saute until the garlic is fragrant and the onions are translucent. 

    If it looks a bit dry, add in a little more butter.
  4. Place the spinach in and cook until it begins to wilt. 

  5. Stuff the centre of the chicken breasts with the mixture. Insert the cheese and clamp together with some tooth picks. 

  6. Pour some oil into a pan over medium high heat and sear the chicken breasts on both sides.

  7. Place in a 350 degree F. or 180 C. preheated oven for about 15 minutes our until cooked through and no longer pink. 

  8. Serve with a garden salad and enjoy your easy cheesy mushroom stuffed chicken. 

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1


Amount Per Serving
Calories 420
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17.5g27%
Saturated Fat 4.2g22%
Cholesterol 130mg44%
Sodium 301mg13%
Potassium 780mg23%
Total Carbohydrate 11.1g4%
Dietary Fiber 5.8g24%
Sugars 2.5g
Protein 55.1g111%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.

Note

As always, the ingredients suggested in the recipe are the ones I like. Feel free to add your own personal touch. 

Keywords: Chicken, Stuffed Chicken, Chicken Breasts, Boneless Skinless, Main Meals, Dinner
David Hood
A Food Blogger

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking!